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incessus

Γελᾷ δ' ὁ μωρός, κἄν τι μὴ γέλοιον ᾖ -> The fool laughs even when there's nothing to laugh at
Menander

Latin > English (Lewis & Short)

incessus: ūs, m. incedo,
I a going, walking, pace, gait.
I Lit.
   A In gen. (class.): status, incessus, sessio, accubitio, vultus, oculi, manuum motus teneant illud decorum, Cic. Off. 1, 35, 128; cf. id. Or. 18, 59: citus modo, modo tardus, Sall. C. 15, 8: fractus, effeminate, unmanly, Quint. 5, 9, 14; cf.: in incessu mollior, Ov. A. A. 3, 306: incessus Seplasia dignus, Cic. Pis. 11, 24: erectus, Tac. H. 1, 53: omnibus animalibus certus et uniusmodi incessus est, Plin. 10, 38, 54, § 111: vera incessu patuit dea, Verg. A. 1, 405: incessum fingere, Cic. Fin. 2, 24, 77; id. Cael. 20, 49: qui vultu morbum incessuque fatetur, Juv. 2, 17: tot hominum jumentorumque incessu dilapsa est (nix), the tread, trampling, Liv. 21, 36, 6: pulvis velut ingentis agminis incessu motus apparuit, id. 10, 41, 5.—Of a threatening approach (cf. B. infra): sacerdotes eorum facibus ardentibus anguibusque praelatis incessu furiali militem Romanum insueta turbaverunt specie, Liv. 7, 17, 3.—In plur., Ov. M. 11, 636 —
   B In partic. (acc. to incedo, I. B.), a hostile irruption, invasion, attack (very rare, except in Tacitus): Parthorum, Tac. A. 12, 50: primo incessu solvit obsidium, id. ib. 4, 24; 2, 55; 3, 74. — *
II Transf., concr., an entrance, approach: incessus hostis claudere, Tac. A. 6, 33.

Latin > French (Gaffiot)

incessŭs,¹⁰ ūs, m. (incedo),
1 action de s’avancer, marche : Cic. Off. 1, 128 ; Or. 59 ; Sall. C. 15, 8 ; Cic. Fin. 2, 77 || démarche, allure : Cic. Læl. 49 ; Virg. En. 1, 405
2 invasion, attaque : Tac. Ann. 3, 74 ; 4, 24 ; 12, 50 || pl., les entrées, les passes : Tac. Ann. 6, 33.

Latin > German (Georges)

incessus, ūs, m. (incedo), das Einhergehen, der Gang, I) eig.: A) im allg.: rarus inc. nec ita longus, Cic.: inc. citus modo, modo tardus, Sall.: incessu furiali, als Furien einherschreitend, Liv.: inc. tener et mollis, Sen.: inc. fractus, Quint.: incessum fingere, Cic.: tot hominum iumentorumque incessu dilapsa est (nix), Liv.: Plur., tardi siderum incessus, Sen.: iussos incessus exprimere, Ov. – B) insbes., das feindl. Vorgehen, Vordringen, Einrücken, der Einfall, primo incessu solvit obsidium, Tac.: civitas Atheniensium turbido incessu exterrita, Tac.: incessu Parthorum sine acie pulsi Hiberi, Tac.: Plur., tres incessus (Marschlinien), totidem agmina parantur, Tac. ann. 3, 74. – II) meton., der Eingang, Zugang, alios incessus hostis claudere, Tac. ann. 6, 33.

Latin > English

incessus incessus N M :: walking; advance; procession